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Helene Banks and Elizabeth Sweeny Publish “SEC Approves Nasdaq’s Board Diversity Rules” in Wolters Kluwer’s Corporation Report Bulletin

Date: 10/01/21

On August 6, 2021, the Securities and Exchange Commission made history when it issued its order (the “Approval Order”) approving the Nasdaq Stock Market LLC’s (“Nasdaq”) board diversity rule request, the first ever stock exchange board diversity requirement in the United States.

In an article for Wolters Kluwer’s Corporation Report Bulletin, Vol. XCII No. 19, co-chair of M&A and Corporate Advisory Helene Banks and associate Elizabeth Sweeny discuss the Approval Order, the two parts of the new rules, and details on the effective date.

SEC Approves Nasdaq’s Board Diversity Rules.pdf (pdf | 99.79 KB )